Risk as a Relevant Factor in Determining the Fair Market Value of Donated Antiquities

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The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) is an organization of lawyers, law students, and interested members of the public who have joined together to promote the preservation and protection of cultural heritage resources in the United States and internationally, through education, outreach, and advocacy. The annual LCCHP Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Preservation Law is sponsored by Andrews Kurth LLP - a national law firm with offices in seven U.S. cities, Beijing, and London. The purpose of the writing competition is to encourage students to present critical analyses of a current issue in cultural heritage law and to propose solutions. Winning essays and two finalist articles are published in the annual Yearbook of Cultural Property Law.

The yearbook provides the key, up-to-date information and analyses related to cultural property, art law, historic preservation, indigenous cultures and intangible heritage. The 2009 volume features original articles on Section 47 of the Internal Revenue Code, risk and fair market value of antiquities, the visual artists rights act, and religious free exercise and historic preservation.


Finalist 2008 Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation/Andrews Kurth LLP Law School Writing Competition